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VMware vSphere Data Protection

by Brian Tobia

This course provides fundamentals on backup and restore methods, what vDP is and how it is deployed, as well as in-depth configuration and operation processes.

What you'll learn

This course starts from the basics of backup, recovery, and replication and provides foundational knowledge for understanding backups and restores in a virtual environment. The vDP and vDPA products are covered in depth, with their features, functionals, and limitations reviewed. We will look at configuring and running backups, restores, backup verification jobs, and replication jobs. Next, the advanced file-level restore, application-level backups, and Direct-To-Host Emergency restores are discussed in-depth. Finally, best practices and troubleshooting tips and tricks are provided to help administrators or users get the most out of a vDP deployment.

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About the author

Brian has been an IT professional for over 10 years in various customer-facing consultancy and technical administration roles. He specializes in VMware virtualization, networking, and storage technologies and holds various industry certifications such as: VCAP5-DCA/DCD, VCP4/5, CCNA, CISSP. Brian was also nominated as a VMware vExpert for 2012 and 2013 for his work within the VMware and partner communities and helping to evangelize the virtualization message. He currently works as a vSpecialist ... more

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